Patient Participation Group

The Patient Participation Group is a group of people from the practice population who have expressed an interest to be part of the group.

The aim of the Patient Reference Group is to work towards improving and developing patient services. This group of patients help voice the views, needs and requirements of our Practice Population. 

The group helps influence a positive change in the services provided by Yealm Medical Centre. The Reference Group comprises of the group members, Doctors, Practice Secretary, Practice Manager and staff.




We are an active support group for the Yealm Medical Centre. Our members include:

Position Names  
Chairman Liz hitchins (Brixton)
Secretary Jill Alexander (Newton & Noss)
Treasurer Joan Northmore (Brixton)
  Jim Eccles (Brixton)
  Roger Colwell (Brixton)
  Josie Wood (Yealmpton)
  Katie Hannaford (Newton & Noss)
  Alice Murray-Baker (Holbeton)

The group represents the views of the patient of the Yealm Medical Centre through developing surveys for all patients and updating the practice on views and ideas.

We welcome all patients of the Yealm Practice to join! If you would like to join or have any questions or views you would like to share with the PPG, please email us or complete a form at reception.

We look forward to hearing form you.


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